ERIC Number: ED447828
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 2000-Jul
Virtual Libraries: Interactive Support Software and an Application in Chaotic Models.
Katsirikou, Anthi; Skiadas, Christos; Apostolou, Apostolos; Rompogiannakis, Giannis
This paper begins with a discussion of the characteristics and the singularity of chaotic systems, including dynamic systems theory, chaotic orbit, fractals, chaotic attractors, and characteristics of chaotic systems. The second section addresses the digital libraries (DL) concept and the appropriateness of chaotic models, including definition and characteristics of the digital library, collection, material technical organization, users and the circulation of knowledge, and organizational changes. (Contains 12 references.) (MES)
Descriptors: Chaos Theory, Computer Software, Electronic Libraries, Fractals, Information Technology, Library Collections, Library Services, Models, Organizational Change, Systems Approach
For full text: http://educate.lib.chalmers.se/iatul/proceedcontents/qutpap/ katsirik_full.html.
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive; Speeches/Meeting Papers
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: In: Virtual Libraries: Virtual Communities. Abstracts, Fulltext Documents and PowerPoint Presentations of Papers and Demos Given at the International Association of Technological University Libraries (IATUL) Conference (Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, July 3-7, 2000); see IR 057 942.